Discover Texas Field Trip Fundraising Ideas

Grants

Walmart Local Community Grants

Local community grants are awarded through an open application process and provide funding directly from Walmart and Sam’s Club facilities to local organizations in the U.S. Local Community grants range from a minimum of $250 to a maximum of $5,000.

Donors Choose

Donors Choose is an organization that connects teachers’ requests for donations with donors.

Up to $5,000 Road Scholarships from SYTA Youth Foundation

Student Youth Travel Association Youth Foundation offers Road Scholarships, financial aid granted to groups of students, for educational travel. All Road Scholarship applications must be submitted by an educator or designated school official.

Road Scholarships will not be awarded for trips in 2020 due to COVID-19. If you applied in 2020 for a 2021 trip, your application will be reviewed during the application period below.

Road Scholarship Application Period - Trips January 2021 - July 2021

Application Opens: September 14, 2020

Application Closes: November 13, 2020

Announcements will be sent out the week of November 30, 2020.

Road Scholarship Application Period - Trips August 2021 - February 2022

Application Opens: February 8, 2021

Application Closes: March 29, 2021

Announcements will be sent out the week of April 16, 2021.

Possible Sponsors

  • Corporate Sponsorships – Parents may help with networking
  • Parent Teacher Association
  • Your school district's Education Foundation
  • Use this Sponsorship Request Template Letter to request a donation